David Lawrence Wisnewski - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

David Lawrence Wisnewski

September 5, 1936 - February 5, 2024

David Lawrence Wisnewski, age 87, of Newark, DE, and formerly of Hackensack, NJ, passed away on February 5, 2024, after a battle with cancer.

David was born on September 5, 1936, in Hackensack, New Jersey, to the late Edward and Cecelia Wisnewski. David had a career as a Consulting Chemist with Ciba-Geigy for 39 years. In his line of work, he traveled throughout the world to countries — Switzerland, Scotland and many more until he retired in 1996. Prior to working and retirement at Ciba-Geigy, he proudly served as a volunteer in the Army National Guard.

During his free time, David enjoyed trips to the casinos and shows in Atlantic City and Delaware Park with his wife. Most of all he loved and cherished his family.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by his son, David Thomas. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Clara; loving daughters, Suzanne Wisnewski, and Maryanne LaPena (Gary); grandchildren, Gary LaPena III and Rachel Gorsky (Jared); and great-grandchildren, Nathan David Gorsky and Lillian Clara Gorsky.

All services will be held privately.


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  • I am sending love to all of you!

    Losing Uncle David was hard to hear.

    I pray for your peace in this sacred time!